Lucifer #1 Vertigo Comics, November 2018 Writer: Dan Watters Vertigo Comics has relaunched one of its heritage titles, Lucifer. This was always going to be a creatively difficult task to execute. With tradition comes expectations. In the case of the fussy readers of Lucifer, these are high. Legacy of the Devil This comic book character
Books of Magic #1 Vertigo Comics, November 2018 Writer: Kat Howard Back in 1990, fantasy writer Neil Gaiman was recruited by American comic book publisher DC Comics to run with a concept the parameters of which were to include all of DC Comics’ magic-based characters. There are a lot of them, but Mr Gaiman impressively
Hungry Ghosts #1 Berger Books, January 2018 Writers: Anthony Bourdain, Joel Rose Hungry Ghosts is a new horror anthology comic book series from Berger Books. It is notable in several respects. First, it is co-written by celebrity chef and TV personality Anthony Bourdain (and indeed many of the stories within the anthology bear a thematic
Savage Things #1 Vertigo Comics, March 2017 Writer: Justin Jordan In the 1963 paper titled “The Threat to Kill,” psychiatrist J.M. Macdonald proposed the concept of a so-called “homicidal triad” – animal cruelty, pyromania, and persistent bedwetting – as directly linked to homicidal or sexual predatory behavior upon reaching a certain age.